It's the Vibewire e-Festival!
The guys at Vibewire have been doing interesting things for young writers online for a few years now, and here's their latest venture. Sounds like it's well worth a look:
http://www.vibewire.net/efestival :: April 4-8
Mark it in your diary now, 'cos you're invited to the second annual e-Festival of Ideas – a conference with a virtual, democratic twist.
It’s free, it’s on 24 hours a day, and you can join in from anywhere in the world!
It's an opportunity for everyone - expert and non-expert – to share perspectives and insights on issues that matter to you, from global poverty to climate change to identity, the media, art and travel. These nine lively panels will feature guests including -
Peter Garrett - Federal MP & musician
Courtney Gibson – Head of Entertainment, ABC TV
Sean Williams – bestselling sci-fi & technology author
Ryan Heath – Author, 'Please Just F* Off, It’s Our Turn Now'
Megan Spencer - Resident film geek, jjj
Erin Free – editor, Filmink
Mary Mycio - Environmental author & journalist
Alan Kay - Software guru
Andrew Charlton - Co-author, ‘Fair Trade for All’
David Ransom – Editor, New Internationalist